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Anybody else smell fear?

Please do not be fooled by the rhetoric. The 'secret session' the Democrats 'forced' upon the Republicans is meant to lull us into believing there is actual opposition. Yes there is an amazing and obvious coincidence of this happening the day before November 2nd; the oligarchy is afraid of a movement independent of its reach, and will do anything and everything to squash it. This is only the first of steps the Democrats will take to channel the energy of the masses into the control of the elite. DO NOT BE FOOLED!!!!

- in solidarity, James Cooke
Please do not be fooled by the rhetoric. The 'secret session' the Democrats 'forced' upon the Republicans is meant to lull us into believing there is actual opposition. Yes there is an amazing and obvious coincidence of this happening the day before November 2nd; the oligarchy is afraid of a movement independent of its reach, and will do anything and everything to squash it. This is only the first of steps the Democrats will take to channel the energy of the masses into the control of the elite. DO NOT BE FOOLED!!!!

- in solidarity, James Cooke
good observation 02.Nov.2005 09:52

jack

i do agree.

prewar intel- not 9-11 02.Nov.2005 09:54

obv

'Carter also said he supports the move by Senate Democrats to force an update on the investigation into prewar intelligence on Iraq, and says Republicans have been dragging their feet on the investigation.'

Overflow the channels! 02.Nov.2005 12:22

Lao Tzu

For Democrats or any other part of the power structure to channel the energy of the masses requires first a dam, damming up of the energy. The thing is to let the energy build when it is blocked but flow when channels are open -- until the channels overflow and, ultimately, the dam breaks.

Don't be fooled by ANY version of media-driven program for taking/keeping power from the people. Don't be fooled by any brand of rhetoric: "Truth is easily hidden by rhetoric."

But also don't be fooled into silence or unnatural inactivity. Be like water: seize EVERY opportunity.

Any channel that opens is an opportunity to be overflowed. When any channel overflows, then if those who "attend to the state" would stop it up again and build the dam higher, that only hastens the day when the dam breaches and collapses.
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The Tao te Ching uses a series of images -- "Water becomes an image for the moral character of humans, for it 'does not compete' but fills in the cracks between other things."

 http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_1/lao_tzu.html

Chapter 78 "Yielding" from the Tao Te Ching

Nothing in the world is as soft and yielding as water,
Yet nothing can better overcome the hard and strong,
For they can neither control nor do away with it.

The soft overcomes the hard,
The yielding overcomes the strong;
Every person knows this,
But no one can practice it.

Who attends to the people would control the land and grain;
Who attends to the state would control the whole world;
Truth is easily hidden by rhetoric.

 http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/gthursby/taoism/ttcmerel.htm

point worth taking note of. 02.Nov.2005 13:28

marco

point